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Published: Thursday, 4/10/2008

GM recalls Pontiac Vibe because of potential window shattering

ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON General Motors Corp. is recalling 122,593 Pontiac Vibe passenger cars in the United States to fix bolts in the power window system that can become loose and lead to the window shattering.

Details of the recall were released Thursday. It s similar to a recall of more than 500,000 2003-2004 model year Toyota Corolla and Matrix vehicles announced Wednesday.

The vehicles share a common platform and are built in a GM-Toyota joint venture in Fremont, Calif.

GM says it received 107 complaints of glass breaking and 11 reports of minor injuries. There have been no crashes reported.

The GM recall involves 2003-2004 model year Vibe vehicles with power windows.

The automaker will notify owners of the recall by early May. Dealers will replace the bolts at no charge to owners.



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